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We have an exciting opportunity for a Recycling Operations Manager to join our team at our new, multimillion pound waste processing facility in Ilkeston, Derbyshire. 

Reporting directly to the Operations Director and in partnership with the Commercial Waste Manager, the Recycling Operations Manager will ensure high performance across our waste processing facility. 

The Recycling Operations Manager will oversee and lead a team of multiskilled waste plant operatives in the handling and processing of waste. The position is primarily based at our Ilkeston waste processing facility, however the Recycling Operations Manager will also oversee performance of our other processing facility in Chesterfield. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Oversee the direct operation of two waste processing operations 
  • Responsibility for adherence to health and safety protocols and working with the Health and Safety department to produce and utilise risk assessments and emergency procedures 
  • Leading a team of waste plant operatives and ensuring SOPs are adhered to. 
  • Providing line management, coaching and support to site leaders and supervisors 
  • Reporting on maintenance, equipment and performance data 
  • Working collaboratively with the Service Manager to ensure minimal downtime and adequate plant maintenance and reporting 
  • Sampling and analysis of waste as required 
  • Writing and implementing operational policies to provide continuous improvement 
  • Interrogating financial performance data and managing budgets appropriately 
  • Presenting performance data to the Board of Directors periodically 

What we are looking for: 

The ideal candidate will have a background in waste and recycling and ideally hold a WAMITAB qualification, however this is not essential. 

They will have strong commercial and operational understanding of the waste industry and excellent people management skills and at least 2 years experience in a comparable role. 

Additional Information 

Excellent IT, data analysis and reporting skills with attention to detail and a can-do approach. 

For an informal discussion, please email [email protected] 

(No Recruitment Agencies please) 

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